Fort Ticonderoga holds one of North America's premier collections of 18th-century military material culture. The exhibits contain thousands of objects and tell thousands of stories, narrating the history of Fort Ticonderoga from the military culture of the 18th century to the reconstruction of the fort in the 20th century.
South Barracks: Fully restored in 1931, the South Barracks has been the museum's primary exhibition space. The building encompasses three stories and nearly 10,000 square feet of gallery space covering topics from prehistory to the 20th century. Highlights include:
- Bullets & Blades: The Weapons of America's Colonial Wars and Revolution
- "It would make a heart of stone melt" Sickness, Injury, and Medicine at Fort Ticonderoga
- Pottery, Pork, and Pigeon: The 18th-Century Menu at Fort Ticonderoga
- 1756: The Front Line of New France
- Iron & Stone: Building Fort Carillon
- Object Lessons: Perspectives on Material Culture
- Diorama-Rama: History in Miniature
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center: Housed in the reconstructed Magazin du Roi, the Mars Education Center is Fort Ticonderoga's premier exhibit space, home to a regular series of changing exhibits, classroom spaces for educational programs, and the Great Room lecture and meeting space.
- Beyond Bullets and Blades: A unique opportunity to go beyond the exhibition case to examine and handle original 18th-century weapons with the supervision and knowledge of Fort Ticonderoga’s expert staff. For more information visit: Behind the Scenes and Special Tours